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Media Alert: Crosswalk Crackdown Planned in Kissimmee & Osceola County on Wed. Aug. 15

Operation Best Foot Forward part of back-to-school safety reminder for drivers to be vigilant as over 72,000 Osceola County students return to school For media inquiries, contact: Erika Beerbower [email protected] Cell: 407-758-2727 KISSIMMEE, Fla – (August 15, 2018) Drivers be on notice. Stop for people at crosswalks or risk a […]

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City of Kissimmee educates drivers with new BFF PSA

When it comes to people walking, the City of Kissimmee is putting its best foot forward – literally. Through education, engineering and enforcement (the “Triple E” approach), they are working with their Osceola County partners to create safer streets with the Best Foot Forward program. Here’s a great PSA, produced […]

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KPD & OCSO educate and enforce during their first Operation Best Foot Forward

The Kissimmee Police Department (KPD) and the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) conducted their first high-visibility crosswalk enforcement action on April 18. This crosswalk crackdown, dubbed ‘Operation Best Foot Forward (BFF),’ reminds drivers to yield and stop for people in marked crosswalks, as Florida law requires.  If they don’t, the […]

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Operation BFF: Reminding drivers to watch for people as daylight hours shorten

With 47 reported pedestrian fatalities in Orange County, 2017 is shaping up to be one of the deadliest years on record for people simply trying to walk across a street. Add in the fact that Daylight Savings just ended and we’ve got a dangerous combo. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration […]

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Best Foot Forward striding into Osceola County

Getting drivers to consistently hit the brakes when people are in crosswalks is the goal of Osceola County and Kissimmee officials who are expanding the Best Foot Forward program into the county this spring. “We want people out. We want people moving,” Osceola County’s senior transportation planner Mary Moskowitz said […]